Gregory A . Underwood

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A live attenuated Mycoplasma gallisepticum vaccine, ts-11, has been used for control of M gallisepticum in several countries. The rapid serum agglutination test is usually used as an indicator of flock response to vaccination; however, in some flocks, the detected response may be weak or absent. We investigated whether the low level, or lack, of systemic(More)
described in the cases presented by Cohen et al’s and Anderson et al.’ Pericarditis due to MA! should be considered in the differential diagnosis ofpatients with AIDS who present with evidence of cardiac dysfunction, especially in patients with known MA! infection elsewhere. Given that the number of patients with AIDS is increasing, even rare infectious(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe outbreaks of sarcoptic mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei in free-ranging koalas in Victoria (December 2008 to November 2015) and South Australia (October 2011 to September 2014). METHODS Koalas affected by mange-like lesions were reported by wildlife carers, veterinary practitioners or State Government personnel to the Faculty of(More)
Australia claimed freedom from Newcastle disease (ND) in 2001 following the successful eradication of virulent ND from infected farms. The virulent virus was shown to have been derived from a series of mutational changes of the F protein cleavage site in endemic lentogenic virus, with a pronounced increase in virulence from the precursor virus. However, the(More)
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